Category: Digital Lifestyle

12 Feb 2018

#FashionTech Girls Who Code at Fashion Week

Excerpt via New York Times Standing around Samsungs tech-filled event space in Manhattan in striped knit dresses and jumpsuits, miniskirts with wavy designs and leggings that went over their heels, PH5s models looked like disco-mod glam bots sent from the future. It was impossible to tell just by looking, but among the models at the […]

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04 Jan 2018

Dwell’s Top 10 Upcycled Shipping Containers of 2017

Excerpt via Dwell Bad puns aside, 2017 showed us that when it comes to shipping containers, the possibilities for adaptive reuse are near endless. The most arresting projects of the year, rounded up below, run the gamut from a surfers’ lodge in the Czech Republic, to an eye-popping home in Brooklyn, to a portable hotel […]

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31 Jul 2017

#Lifehack: 5 Podcasts That Explore The Human Side of Tech

Excerpt via SALON MA’AYAN PLAUT, RADIOPUBLIC As technology pervades every part of our lives, someone talking us through what it means can be a comfort (or a terror, depending on how youre feeling that day). ExponentBen Thompson and James Allworth explore the effect of technology on society as a whole. 1. “Exponent” Ben Thompson and […]

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07 Jul 2017

#ROBOPHOBIA: Anxious About Automation? You’re Not Alone

Researchers and businesspeople are constantly guessing how many jobs robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) will destroy. The results from a recently released survey by Masayuki Morikawa at Japan’s Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry suggest that how concerned workers are about automation depends highly on their age and educational background. For the survey, conducted […]

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20 Jun 2017

#SkypeLook: Designers Tackle Screen Culture (i.e. Fashion Looks for the Waist Up)

Excerpt from  The New York Times MILAN — The coming of the robots; the end of work as it was previously understood; the lonely, hollow ring accompanying the virtual noises ceaselessly sent into the ether, sounds without echoes: These were some of the unlikely themes linking a bunch of disparate designers here over the past […]

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16 Jun 2017

Delivering Farm-Fresh Produce, With a Side of Weed

In nearly every state, you can sign up for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and get fresh veggies delivered to your doorstep. The kale and cucumbers that come in those weekly cardboard boxes support hard-working local farmers and are often cheaper than the organic grocery aisle. But soon those wholesome snack packs will include a […]

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03 Jun 2017

#HowToBeHappy: Cultivate Neutrality

Neutrality sets us free. It helps us see something more like the truth, what’s happening, instead of experiencing circumstances in relation to expectations and desires. This provides clarity and eliminates obstacles, making things neither awesome nor awful.

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